Last year I worked on a game called Cowbots and Aliens; it’s a Virtual Reality Sci-fi/Western mashup on STEAM VR by Wizard Games. It was a lot of fun designing the characters for this game (I will be adding a separate post about that). The pictures above are paintings I made to appear on theContinue reading “Cowbots and Aliens: The Saloon Paintings”
Here are some story panels I created for Disney’s Planes in 2013. The process for these was to take the 3D character models into Maya, light and render them and create the simple placeholder 3D backgrounds. The main portion of this task was combining all the elements to create a final digital painting. The backgroundsContinue reading “Disney Planes”
Earlier this year I started a new series of portraits of Canadians, The first one I did was of CBC’s Rex Murphy followed by a portrait of Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin. I met the mayor today and presented the painting to him. I was thrilled when he said it was “more than amazing”. I planContinue reading “50 Canadians”
This is the latest portrait I’ve done in the Held series. Like the others I painted it on my iPod touch. This one is based on a mugshot from the 1920’s.
The third series I’ve been working on is portraits of my family. My son was interested in the portraits that have become the Held series and asked if I would paint his portrait, too. I had him sit for me a few times. I don’t think I’ve completed a piece that I’ve had as muchContinue reading “Brushes on the iPod touch: Series 3”
This is the first image of a second series of paintings made on an iPod touch. Part of the reason I’ve been doing portraits like this is I like the feeling of intimacy these pictures have, held on a small screen. It reminds me of the miniature paintings travelers would carry with them before theContinue reading “Digital Painting on an iPod: Series 2”
This is a series I am currently working on called Held. The work came about after a few things happening around the same time. One was that I had an iPod and was wondering what I might do with it creatively, another was I found out about an app called Brushes from a colleague. TheContinue reading “Held: Digital Paintings made on an iPod touch”